Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in a Barnstaple nightclub.

The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday, May 6 in Fever and Boutique.

It is alleged that a 29-year-old local man was punched in the face several times near the bar area in the club closest to the entrance.

The victim’s facial injuries included a broken nose which required hospital treatment.

The suspect is described as a clean-shaven white man in his mid-20s with short dark hair. He is believed to be 5ft 10ins tall, wearing a black buttoned shirt and black trousers, and had a muscular podgy build.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen the assault, or have any information to help them with enquiries, to email 101@dc.police.uk quoting crime reference CR/038882/18.

Information can also be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111